|Study location||United Kingdom, Sheffield|
|Type||Master courses, full-time|
|Nominal duration||1 year|
|Tuition fee||To be confirmed|
Undergraduate diploma (or higher)
A 2:1 degree, but we will consider mature students with relevant professional experience.
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English.
Often you can get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.
IELTS: 7.5 with a minimum of 7.5 in each component
At least 2 reference(s) must be provided.
These should be supplied and signed by academic staff at institutions where you have studied previously. They must be presented on the official letter-headed paper of the relevant institution. If you have been out of education for the last two years, you can send one academic reference plus one from your current employer if you wish.
We’ll show you how to find your own stories and turn them into sharp and imaginative broadcast material.
You’ll record and film material and edit it using a desktop software package.
You’ll also learn media law and public administration, ethics and regulation.
And we’ll prepare you for the multimedia environment by teaching you how to create audio and video for the web and how to use social media effectively.
There are lectures, seminars, group workshops, individual and team assignments. You’re assessed on essays, exams and practical broadcast journalism – news stories, radio and TV news items and features, web pages and portfolios.
Masters students go on a three-day field trip to London, visiting national news organisations for briefings on current developments with senior editors and meeting politicians and political journalists.
Our guest lecturers come from the media industries, regulators, campaigning groups and research institutes. Broadcast editors run radio and television newsdays.
Law for Journalists
Ethics and Regulation
Power and Society
Advanced Broadcast Journalism
Broadcast Journalism Dissertation/Portfolio (MA students only; extends over summer period)
A range including:
Journalism, Globalisation and Development
Researching Social Media
Propaganda, Media and Conflict
News and Civil Society
Journalism Politics and Public Debate
Journalism in Britain
Individual and team assignments
Practical broadcast journalism – producing news stories, radio and TV news items and features, web pages and portfolios